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Libya crisis: Ship brings sanctuary for Misrata injured

A ship carrying injured people and migrant workers from the besieged Libyan city of Misrata has arrived in the rebel stronghold of Benghazi.

Aid workers and Misrata residents have said the situation there is "dire".

They have reported shortages of food, power, water and medicine, as forces loyal to Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi intensify their shelling of the city.

Orla Guerin reports.

  • 18 Apr 2011